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Articles from the October 4, 2012 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Miners: Bridge, town's support are key

A $2.5 million upgrade of the planned Wells Bridge replacement and a certain amount of public support may be necessary for mines in the western Yukon...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Voters: Waterman, Berry, change in disclosure

Incumbent assembly member Joanne Waterman cruised by challenger Jim Studley and former City of Haines mayor Dave Berry topped Jono Greene for an open...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

District finds photographer 'controversial'

The Haines Borough School District steered a presentation by nature photographer Amy Gulick to two classrooms instead of a school-wide assembly after...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Head Start finishes 'natural' playground

Head Start teachers, parents and volunteers gathered Sept. 21 to dedicate a playground two years in the making that statewide officials describe as a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Legislative candidates to debate

Candidates for Haines’ seat in the state House of Representatives and at least one candidate for state Senate have said they’ll attend a debate 7...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    October 4, 2012

Scout camp dedication on Oct. 13

A dedication of the new Boy Scout camp at Mount Riley is set for noon Saturday, Oct. 13. Organizer Sean Gaffney said the event will include a hot dog...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Heat is on for LCCP's 'Oklahoma!'

The heat was back on at the Chilkat Center Wednesday, a relief for the 30 actors and actresses who’ve been bundled up for six weeks, rehearsing...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Man accepts blame for shooting

A Haines man who shot another man during an early-morning party Sept. 28 this week said he felt “horrible” about it. Frank Hickman Jr., 24,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

LCC revives claim against jetboat wakes

For the third time since 2004, Lynn Canal Conservation says it has evidence of Chilkat River Adventures tour company damaging fish habitat in the...

 
 News    October 4, 2012

Chamber of Commerce banquet set

The Haines Chamber of Commerce holds its annual banquet and awards ceremony 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the American Legion Hall. State Sen. Bert...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Police play tape of July 4 run-in

A recording of a July 4 encounter between resident Dean “Bear” Lari and officer Simon Ford played by Haines Borough police last week revealed new...

 
 News    October 4, 2012

Cross-country ends on cold, muddy run

The Haines boys’ cross-country team placed 10th among 12 small schools at last weekend’s state championship at Bartlett High School in Anchorage....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Expert says drainages ran together, triggered slump

As immediate measures to prevent further erosion of the slumping, Mount Ripinsky hillside, the Haines Borough will extend two drainage pipes,...

 
 By Sharon Resnick    News    October 4, 2012

After boat flips, trio spends night on log

Alaska State Trooper Josh Bentz of Juneau and residents Andrea Nelson and Dave Folletti spent more than 13 hours on a log in the upper Chilkat River...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    October 4, 2012

Coloring book shows birds here

American Bald Eagle Foundation 2012 interns collaborated on a children’s coloring book of the organization’s 12 birds. Intern Claire Floyd, an...

 
 News    October 4, 2012

DDF squad performs in first meet

Five Haines High School student speakers competed in the first Debate, Drama and Forensics meet of the season last weekend at Juneau’s Thunder...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 4, 2012

Police report

Monday, Oct. 1 A caller reported skateboarders on Lutak Road hill. A vehicle was reported abandoned on North Sawmill Road. The owner was advised to...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    News    October 4, 2012

Duly Noted

A memorial service for lifelong resident Jan Harrington, 62, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center, followed by a luncheon at the...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Disclosure laws do more harm than good

I must disagree with Tom Morphet’s editorial where he says serving in borough government is a privilege. I believe we should thank them. People choo...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Sorry for part in illegal moose take

I would like to sincerely apologize to everyone within the community of Haines for my actions that led me to be involved in a shooting of a moose out...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Emblem Club gift helps haunted house

The Uglys of Haines would like to thank the Haines Emblem Club for their generous donation to the Uglys’ annual Halloween haunted house. Your...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Sponsors boosted disc golf event

The Southeast Alaska State Fair and Takshanuk Watershed Council thank the sponsors of the 2nd annual Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament for a...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Volunteers still achieving great things

Stop by the new HeadStart playground to see what volunteers still do in Haines.  The dedication last week unveiled a dream-come-true for so many. I...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Stop Viking Cove beach from going private

When Sally Anderson and Michael Wald bought their property, there was an existing public prescriptive easement on the property. This easement was...

 
 Letters    October 4, 2012

Haines and Klukwan made healing pole

I would like to thank everyone who participated in the group effort of bringing together the vision of Sue Folletti’s Healing Pole. The goal was to...

 

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